Good Food at Fair Prices on Biscayne Boulevard

Sabor a Perú and Burritos Grill Café offer bargains on the city's main drag.

The restaurant didn't have any more cochinita pibil the first time around either, but on a return visit, we enjoyed the moist morsels of marinated pork (baked in banana leaves for eight hours) atop three corn tortillas. Most main courses cost $9 to $14 and are plated with sparkling renditions of yellow rice and refried pinto beans.

A disturbingly gringo touch was molé sauce over a chicken breast. The same bland cut of bird also comes shredded and rolled into an enchilada that gets bathed in the same dark, mildly spicy, good-but-not-great molé (although admittedly a great molé is hard to come by in these parts). Beverages of choice here are Dos Equis, Corona, and Pacífico.

Joe Rocco

Location Info


Burritos Grill Cafe

11707 Biscayne Blvd.
North Miami, FL 33161

Category: Restaurant > Mexican

Region: Upper Eastside/Miami Shores/Biscayne Park


Burritos Grill Café: 11707 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami; 305-891-1041. Lunch and dinner Sunday through Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday through Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sabor a Perú: 2923 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-573-9637. Lunch and dinner daily 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

We ended on a high note: a moist homemade banana cake absolutely bursting with that fruit's flavor, sweetly glazed, and chaperoned by a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Like Sabor a Perú, Burritos Grill Café is fresh, fun, family-run, and pleasantly affordable. You might even say depression-friendly.

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